Longtime F.C. Resident & Scout Leader John Wells Dies

October 4, 2016 6:25 PM0 comments

Dr. John H. Wells, EdD, who has been an active scouting leader in Falls Church for the last 24 years, died in his home on October 1 following a long illness. He was well known throughout this area as someone who was overwhelmingly generous with his time and always ready to assist Scouts […]

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Area Delivery Man Andrew Upshur Passes Away

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Andrew Upshur, who was a delivery man for the United States Postal Service and served the Falls Church City area for several years, recently passed away, according to information from his family. A memorial service will be held for him on Thursday, Oct. 6 at Turner Memorial AME Church, located […]

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4 Movie Companies Interested In Theater at F.C.’s Mason Row

October 3, 2016 10:46 PM0 comments

The team readying to develop the 4.3-acre so-called Mason Row large-scale mixed-use project updated some revisions to their plans in front of the F.C Planning Commission Monday night that included a request for a small zoning variance to allow for an expanded space in the project for a motion picture theater complex.

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Sept. 30 Sunset Cinema Postponed Due to Rain

September 30, 2016 11:55 AM0 comments

The City of Falls Church announced at around 11:28 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 30 that the Sunset Cinema Double Feature that has been postponed to Friday, Oct. 7 due to the rain. “Soggy conditions in Cherry Hill Park and potentially more rain led to the decision,” a press release about […]

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Falls Church ‘Visioning’ Meeting Saturday

September 28, 2016 6:54 PM0 comments

A second community meeting to encourage the public to weigh in on “visioning” about their desired future for the City of Falls Church will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at 9 a.m. at the Columbia Baptist Church at 103 W. Columbia Street. The meeting will open with guest speakers, led […]

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Weather Postpones W. Broad Power Outage Friday

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UPDATE: Due to rain, the City has postponed the scheduled undergrouding of utility lines in front of the Kensington Friday. No reschedule date has been set yet. Power will be shut off to a select group of businesses on West Broad Street in downtown Falls Church for a 10-hour period […]

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Shields Hails F.C. Police Training in Action

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At Monday’s Falls Church City Council meeting, City Manager Wyatt Shields briefed the Council on the exemplary manner by which a team of City police officers effectively prevented a bank robbery attempt at the SunTrust bank from escalating into potential violence. Officer Eric Reynolds responded to a bank teller notification […]

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Farm Day in F.C. Set for Oct. 8

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The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department has announced that it is sponsoring the 24th Annual Farm Day on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Cherry Hill Park, (312 Park Avenue). Old-fashioned fun, including horse-drawn hayrides, a petting farm, pumpkin painting, scarecrow-making, blacksmith demonstrations, […]

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Graduation Rate Up in Virginia, McAuliffe Says

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced yesterday that over nine out of ten students who entered the ninth grade in 2012 earned a diploma within four years, and more than half graduated from high school with the Commonwealth’s most rigorous diploma, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) reported today. Of the […]

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Kaine Returns to N.Va. to Welcome Endorsement By Sen. John Warner

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Retired Virginia U.S. Senator John Warner, a Republican, gave a ringing endorsement of the Democratic Clinton-Kaine ticket at an event in Alexandria yesterday morning. He was introduced by current U.S. Senator and vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine who was making his first public appearance in Northern Virginia since being nominated for vice president in July.

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